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What does Carine mean?

Carine Pronunciation of Carine [carine] as a name for girls is a Latin and Greek name, and the meaning of the name Carine is "beloved; friend; maiden". Carine is an alternate spelling of Cara (Latin, Irish, Gaelic). Carine is also a derivative of Carina (Latin). Carine is also used as a variation of Corinna (Greek).

Associated with: greek.


Carine has 23 variants: Caren, Carin, Carinne, Carynne, Coreen, Corenne, Corin, Corine, Corinn, Corinne, Corrianne, Corrienne, Corrin, Corrine, Corrinn, Corryn, Coryn, Corynn, Corynne, Karine, Karinne, Koreen and Korinne.

27 more different relations via Cara, Carina, Corinna: Caragh, Carah, Caralea, Caralee, Caralie, Caralin, Caranda, Careena, Carena, Carenna, Cariana, Carinna, Carita, Carrie, Carrina, Carry, Carynna, Corina, Corinda, Corrina, Karena, Karina, Karinna, Karita, Karrie, Karrina and Korina.

Creative forms:
(female) Carive, Charine, ..

(male) Caning, ..

Middle name pairings:
Carine Cristina (C.C.), ..

How popular is Carine?

Carine is a rare given name for females but a somewhat popular surname for all people (#82019 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Karina (#462 from recent data), Cara (#727), Corinne (#733), Carina (#1067), Carrie (#1680), Karrie, Corrin, Corrina, Karena, Korina, Corrine, Corine, Carin, Caren, Carry, Coreen, Corina, Corin and Corinna are the prominent variation forms of Carine (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Carynne, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Carine was common 135 years ago (average #1525) and has become much reduced since (#1719, 88% less usage), with versions like Corinne becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cara, Caren, Carin, Carina, Carrie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carry, Coreen, Corin, Corina, Corine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Corinna, Corinne, Corrin, Corrina, Corrine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karena, Karina, Karrie, Korina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Cara outside U.S.

Similar Names

Carine is alike in pronunciation to Caronne, Carreen, Carren, Carron, Carynn, Coren, Corene, Coriann, Corianne, Correne, Corryne, Karan, Karene, Kariann, Karin, Karrin, Karrine, Karyne, Kerin, Kerrine, Korin, Korine, Korrine, Koryne and Kyrene. Other recommended names are Calie, Calvine, Carie, Caris, Carlee, Carlina, Carlyne, Carmi, Carmine, Carna, Caroline, Cathrine, Catina, Catline, Catrina, Cerena, Cerice, Cerrina, Charin, Charmine, Chiarina, Ciline, Clarene, Clarice, Clarie, Clarise, Coline, Corie, Coryna, Darice, Davine, Derine, Dorine, Farin, Jadine, Jaline, Janine, Karline, Larine, Larsine, Marcine, Marin, Marina, Marline, Nerine, Nurine, Raine, Sarene, Sarie and Sarina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Carine.

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